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Ann Arbor Spark

Preferred Providers

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Ralph Wilson Jr. Foundation

Life Sciences & Healthcare

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Ann Arbor, MI

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a health care organization serving seven counties in southeast Michigan including Livingston, Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Jackson, and Lenawee. It includes 548-bed St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, 497-bed St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, 304-bed St. Mary Mercy Livonia, 66-bed St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, and 133-bed St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea. Combined, the five hospitals are licensed for 1,548 beds, have five outpatient health centers, six urgent care facilities, more than 25 specialty centers; employ more than 15,300 individuals and have a medical staff of nearly 2,700 physicians. St. Joe’s has annual operating revenues of about $2 billion and returns about $115 million to its communities annually through charity care and community benefit programs. St. Joe’s is a member of Trinity Health, a leading Catholic health care system based in Livonia, Mich. Trinity Health operates in 22 states and employs about 133,000 colleagues.

Automotive & Mobility

Toyota Technical Center

Ann Arbor, MI

Toyota Motor North America has been a part of the cultural fabric in North America for 60 years. We operate 14 manufacturing plants and directly employ more than 47,000 people. Centered in Saline, Michigan is Toyota’s N.A. Research & Development operation where we bring the brightest thinkers together to redefine the next-generation of vehicles as not simply a form of transportation, but as a fully connected mode of transportation. Since 2003, Toyota has been awarded more patents than any other automaker.

Education, Life Sciences & Healthcare

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI
Life Sciences & Healthcare


Ann Arbor, MI

WACKER is a leading player and one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies. Our range of highly developed specialty products extends from silicones and polymeric binders and additives for a number of different industrial sectors, to bio-engineered pharmaceutical actives (biologics), and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. As a technology leader focused on sustainability, we promote innovations with high value-added potential.


Washtenaw Community College

Ypsilanti, MI